Here is a photo after the robbery at Carters Jewellers here in April 2014. Terrace RCMP say they have found evidence to connect a suspect to the robbery.

Terrace RCMP forward charges in jewelry store robbery

Information from the public helped police find evidence on alleged suspect

  • Thu Jun 25th, 2015 8:00am
  • News

Terrace RCMP have forwarded to Crown Counsel a charge of robbery on a 28-year-old man from Prince Rupert in connection with the Carters Jewellers robbery that occurred on April 22, 2014.

“The Terrace General Investigation Section was able to continue their investigation with information that was provided by the public. This led to forensic evidence being obtained and connecting this man from Prince Rupert to the robbery. Public assistance is vital for police to effectively conduct investigations and keep communities safe,” says Const. Angela Rabut, community policing/media relations Terrace RCMP.

On April 22nd shortly after 3 p.m., a man entered Carters Jewellers on Lakelse Ave. and smashed out a glass display case with a tool. He then stole more than $80,000 worth of jewelry and fled on foot.

If you have information about crime, contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.